Radio Sitcom Trials Application Form 2018

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SIDELINE Productions in association with RTE Radio 1 is seeking Irish comedy writers capable of producing a 30-minute radio script set in a believable situation and featuring stand out memorable comic characters. This development initiative is majority funded by The Broadcast Authority of Ireland (BAI).

Note that the writers of the selected radio scripts (max 4) will receive a one-off award of €250 and the winning scripts will be performed and recorded live during Comedy Showhouse at The Project Arts Theatre Dublin on Saturday afternoon on May 5th 2018.

Fill out the information below to start your application.


After filling out the above application form you will receive an email on how to complete the process and submit your script. If you do not receive this email please contact

All applications require  

A – Application form signed by the writer(s) of the script

B – Sitcom Story Synopsis – 3 lines

C – Paragraph on each of the main characters (5 max)

D – Full script min 25 / max 30 pages

E – Relevant material on story/character development (Max 1 Page)

F – Narrative Synopsis of Episodes 2-6 if it is a series


NOTE Online submissions accepted from March 10th and close 6pm March 31st. 

If you have any questions please contact

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